Category: ARTS & LEISURE

Nicholas Hernandez is prepared to perform his marching band show during rehearsal. Photo courtesy of Nicholas Hernandez and Keith Wechsler

October’s musician of the month: Nicholas Hernandez

Senior Nicholas Hernandez has been a member of the Eagle Regiment since his sophomore year of high school as part of the percussion, playing bass drum in the drumline.  “Seeing a lot of my friends march and be involved in something with the school motivated […]

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The Apple iPhone 12 and 12 Pro were released on Friday, Oct. 23, boasting new features like an upgraded camera system and 5G connectivity. Photo courtesy of apple.com

Apple released the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro

The iPhone 12 was released on Friday, Oct. 23 and prices start from $699. Many are considering the purchase; some feel that the new phone won’t be worth the buy, while others think otherwise. There are many new features with the iPhone 12. When looking […]

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It's the Great Pumpkin. Starbucks now has a limited time offer Great Pumpkin Frappuccino. Photo by Mackenzie Quinn

[Multimedia] Fall foods to try at home

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Among Us home page. You can choose between online and local. Tutorial on how to play and free play.

[Review] “Among Us” is the new best thing

The game “Among Us,”  created back in 2018 by InnerSloth, has started to gain a lot of popularity since early September. This game can be played on any mobile device, including Androids, Apples and PCs.  In “Among Us,” there are crewmates and imposters who are […]

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"Trials of Apollo: Tower of Nero" centers around Apollo in mortal form and his battle to defeat his greatest enemies.

Rick Riordan releases the last book in “The Trials of Apollo” series

After years of characters and conflicts, Rick Riordan released the final book in the Camp Half-Blood Chronicles. “The Trials of Apollo: The Tower of Nero” came out on Tuesday, Oct. 6 and is the fifth book in the “Trials of Apollo” series. Although the series […]

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There are a variety of safe festive activities for community members to participate in, including socially distanced pumpkin patches. Photo by Gabriel Uchoa.

Local fall activities for community members to participate in

Fall has arrived, introducing the autumn air, the tasty treats, the line-up of holidays and the variety of festive activities. In past years, people would gather for themed parties, walkthrough pumpkin patches and haunted houses, but this year is different.  Due to the ongoing COVID-19 […]

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Widgets. Home screens can be uniquely designed with apps like Widgetsmith. Photo by Kelsie Yon

iOS 14 update has allowed users to be creative with home screens

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have been very excited about the new iOS 14 update for iPhones. The iOS 14 update includes many new features, like the ability to add many details to the home screen. With the iOS 14 update and different […]

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[Opinion List] Top Bath and Body Works scents to use this fall

[Opinion List] Top Bath and Body Works scents to use this fall

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Reels is a new feature on Instagram that allows users to make 15 to 30 second videos. Photo by Bryan Nguyen

Instagram creates a new video format

Social media companies are in constant competition for users and to offer the most cutting edge features. Instagram often copies ideas from other popular social media platforms, such as Snapchat. Its newest victim was TikTok, a social media platform of short-form videos. After hearing the […]

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MSD students consider alternative Halloween activities

MSD students consider alternative Halloween activities

Now that fall is approaching, the question has been raised by kids and parents alike: is trick-or-treating canceled this year? The current answer isn’t a clear yes or no, because it’s truly up to how comfortable someone is going door-to-door and possibly coming in contact […]

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